Category Archives: Blog

Making Tracks!

Learn about different animal tracks in the Hamilton Conservation area! To begin, download and print our “Match the Tracks” activity from our Nature at Home page Once you know some tracks, you can head outside with some chalk to play some different games: Try to recreate the tracks on the sidewalk or driveway.Play Tic-Tac-Toe or…
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Indoor & Backyard Nature games

Indoor/Backyard Games Blog This is a tough time for everyone in the Hamilton area, especially for caregivers of young kids. Balancing work, teaching, cleaning and more can be overwhelming! So, here are some ways to exercise out some of that boundless energy and enthusiasm your kids have in isolation. Whether you have a small backyard…
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Blog: Get Smart About Salt!

Get Smart About Salt! Posted January 22, 2020 Salt is an economic and effective way for keeping surfaces clear of ice in the winter. It is important however, to manage its use so it will have the least negative impact on our environment. Did you know? Salt can cause damage to buildings, vehicles and your…
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Blog: Sustainable Gift Giving

Sustainable Gift Giving Posted December 11, 2019 Another Christmas season is here and with it comes stress of what to get for friends and family. Not to worry, we have some great, sustainable tips and ideas for you! Experience Trying to avoid giving more 'junk' that ends up getting stored away? Give the gift of…
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